Taniela Filimone

Taniela Filimone

The 21-year-old Chiefs Development player, who can cover wing and centre, brings some blockbusting finishing skills to the Turbos.

He has long been earmarked for great things having impressed as a schoolboy out of Rotorua Boys’ High School, including being named in the Condor Sevens tournament team.

He has played for the Bay of Plenty Development team, Chiefs Under 20s, Tonga Under 20s and Chiefs Development XV.


  • Position: Wing
  • High School Club: Rotorua Boys High School
  • Manawatu Club: Feilding Old Boys Oroua


  • Nationality: Tongan